Walk ch310 West Parkgate, Sponds Hill and The Cage from Lyme Park Country Park

Superb Cheshire views & a Stately Home


Route outline for walk ch310:

Lyme Park Car Park  -  Crow Wood  -  Hase Bank Wood  -  West Parkgate  -  The North Cheshire Way  -  Keepers' Cottage  -  Dale Top  -  Sponds Moor  -  The Gritstone Trail  -  Sponds Hill  -  Bow Stones  -  Bowstonegate Farm  -  Lyme Park Country Park  -  Lantern Wood  -  The Cage  -  Fallow Deer Park  -  The Lime Avenue  -  Lyme Park Car Park.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Sponds Hill at 410m (1346ft). Sponds Hill is known as an Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL1
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 109
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ch310 West Parkgate, Sponds Hill and The Cage from Lyme Park Country Park

In no particular order . . .

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (8)

Stile into Lyme Park Country Park at Bowstonegate Farm

Stile into Lyme Park Country Park at Bowstonegate Farm

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (16)

View point marker detail on the summit of Sponds Hill

View point marker detail on the summit of Sponds Hill

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (12)

Sponds Moor in the snow

Sponds Moor in the snow

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (4)

Two huge Snowmen and their Snowdog on Sponds Hill

Two huge Snowmen and their Snowdog on Sponds Hill

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (7)

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (4)

The Hall, Lyme Park

The Hall, Lyme Park

Photo: Julie Summerfield (2)

Pair of huge Snowmen on Sponds Hill - love the little snow dog (bottom left)

Pair of huge Snowmen on Sponds Hill - love the little snow dog (bottom left)

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (6)

Lyme Park Country Park West Parkgate

Lyme Park Country Park West Parkgate

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (26)

Duck Pond in Lyme Park Country Park

Duck Pond in Lyme Park Country Park

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (23)

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (1)

Culvert on Sponds Moor in the snow

Culvert on Sponds Moor in the snow

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (5)

Stile on Dale Top in the snow

Stile on Dale Top in the snow

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (3)

A Snow Man, Snow Woman and their Snow Dog enjoying the fantastic view from Sponds Hill

A Snow Man, Snow Woman and their Snow Dog enjoying the fantastic view from Sponds Hill

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (8)

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (2)

Sponds Hill from Lyme Park Country Park

Sponds Hill from Lyme Park Country Park

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (21)

Summit of Sponds Hill - and the Highest Point of the Gritstone Trail

Summit of Sponds Hill - and the Highest Point of the Gritstone Trail

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (13)

Looking South West from Sponds Hill in the snow

Looking South West from Sponds Hill in the snow

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (11)

The Cage from Coalpit Clough - Lyme Park Country Park

The Cage from Coalpit Clough - Lyme Park Country Park

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (19)

The Hall, Lyme Park

The Hall, Lyme Park

Photo: Julie Summerfield (3)

Looking South from Sponds Hill along the Gritstone Trail towards Croker Hill (left - in distance with mast on summit) and Teggs Nose in the snow

Looking South from Sponds Hill along the Gritstone Trail towards Croker Hill (left - in distance with mast on summit) and Teggs Nose in the snow

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (14)

Lyme Hall - Lyme Park Country Park

Lyme Hall - Lyme Park Country Park

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (24)

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (3)

The Cage - Lyme Park Country Park

The Cage - Lyme Park Country Park

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (22)

Lyme Hall (left) and The Cage (right) with Manchester and Stockport beyond from the memorial in Lyme Park Country Park just north of Bowstonegate Farm

Lyme Hall (left) and The Cage (right) with Manchester and Stockport beyond from the memorial in Lyme Park Country Park just north of Bowstonegate Farm

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (18)

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (6)

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (7)

Dale Top from Sponds Hill in the snow

Dale Top from Sponds Hill in the snow

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (10)

Lyme Park Country Park East Lodge

Lyme Park Country Park East Lodge

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (20)

Looking North from the summit of Sponds Hill along the Gritstone Trail towards Bowstonegate Farm (left) and Kinder Scout (right)

Looking North from the summit of Sponds Hill along the Gritstone Trail towards Bowstonegate Farm (left) and Kinder Scout (right)

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (15)

Entrance to the Fallow Deer Park (closed in winter) - Lyme Park Country Park

Entrance to the Fallow Deer Park (closed in winter) - Lyme Park Country Park

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (25)

Memorial in Lyme Park Country Park North of Bowstonegate Farm in the snow

Memorial in Lyme Park Country Park North of Bowstonegate Farm in the snow

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (17)

Lyme Park in Winter

Lyme Park in Winter

Photo: Keith Selby (5)

The Hall, Lyme Park

The Hall, Lyme Park

Photo: Julie Summerfield (1)

Trig Point on Sponds Hill in the snow

Trig Point on Sponds Hill in the snow

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (9)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk ch310 West Parkgate, Sponds Hill and The Cage from Lyme Park Country Park


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